Giving States a Voice

NCSL brings legislators to D.C. to meet with members of Congress, the administration and other players involved in crucial state-federal issues. Learn about three recent visits.


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Whole Family Approach to Jobs

A new report looks at an effort in the six New England states to improve family well-being while also increasing economic security through employment.


Forum and Michael Bidwell

Days Left to Register

Michael Bidwell, president of the Arizona Cardinals, will share his game plan for leadership both on and off the field. This inspired presentation is just one of many reasons to join us Dec. 10-12 in sunny Phoenix. Register today!


States and the Electric Grid

A new NCSL report looks at the state role in modernizing the electric grid, and the challenge facing state policymakers in crafting policies that promote cost-effective investment in the electric system while allowing new approaches to flourish.


Electric Grid


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Our American States

The “Our American States” podcast is where you hear compelling conversations that tell the story of America’s state legislatures, the people in them, the politics that compel them, and the important work of democracy.



Infrastructure Issue

Urgent infrastructure needs are straining public resources. This month, the magazine examines the policies, planning frameworks and new funding approaches states are using to improve infrastructure systems in four vital areas.



Census Data Key to $1.5 Trillion in Federal Spending

The 2020 census will determine more than $1.5 trillion in federal spending, according to a new report from the George Washington Institute of Public Policy.